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Establishing Virtual Fields for Visually Impaired People

Most visually impaired and blind people, in their familiar environments, are able to find their paths and destinations without any trouble. Thus the visually impaired or blind people may not need any help if they are in a familiar path. However, what if they are thrown into an un-familiar environment? One solution is to establish a virtual field of the new environment, containing the information of all possible obstacles ...more »

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Our Opiniomn

To U.S. Dot The STEPS group is writing to you to share our thoughts and opinions about the public transportation for people with disabilities. • The price of fares for CCT/Rover transportation buses is too much money. We would appreciate it if they could be lowered so that we can afford to attend our scheduled appointments and services. • We would like a better training for the staff to understand those with disabilities. ...more »

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Communication Device - "Ride Alert" or "Ride'n Go"

One of the greatest issues in the transportation of the elderly is the wait time the elderly face while expecting their ride. The unpredictable nature of the system can force elders to wait for extended periods of time, causing unneeded stress and anxiety. Why cant there be a communication device that alerts the elderly when their transportation is approaching, reducing their wait time, and relieving stress? Ride Alert ...more »

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transport companies

I have ALS, and I'm limited to when and where I go. Because of the power wheel chair. The outsourced companies, receive no subsidies from any level of govt. So there are very few choices for transport. And almost all are undependable and lack any kind of professional care. It's important not only better oversight. But, subsidies, so more reputable people. Will consider going into the business.

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An App that identifies with Service Dog potty areas.

Service dog users need an App that identifies with map and directions locations where SD's can do their potty business. This would be helpful in unfamiliar locations and airports when traveling.

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Smart Streets Audits

Digital asset collection technologies are capturing the physical features of city streets. Processes could be developed to create a compliance index for the road network similar to the UsRAP safety index. This could be valuable in planning routes with the best access and for planners looking to develop smart street compliant corridors as part of a planning process

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Ms. Kathy DiAntonio

We have no transportation easily available for people with mobility issues and no one to help.

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wheelchair upright overhead warning light

Wheelchair users have no identifying alert safety device that will allow others to know when a wheelchair user is using their wheelchair on dimly lit streets, Wheelchair users need to have a safety device that can be installed onto their wheelchair that will increase mobility awareness, provide a more safer environment for vehicle motorist , improve and enhance the life of the user as well as a device that will allow ...more »

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MERISZ (Mobility Equipment Restriction Inline Safety Zone)

usage for most super market store shopping carts. The idea comes from the retail industry merchants trying to solidify a concept to minimize their shopping cart from being taken outside their property. The concepts is consider to be design to prevent a shopping customer once leaving the store to only be able to use and move the shopping cart within the property zone of the store or shopping complex. The idea of flipping ...more »

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MERISZ ( Mobility Equipment Restriction Inline Safety Zone)

Sorry the initial commencement of my concept suggestion was cut of when I submitted it. Here the begging of my submission for those that care to know the hold story, and want to have the full submission from begging to end. This idea original development concept is nothing new, as it refers to common daily commercial thief usage for most super market store shopping carts. The idea comes from the retail industry merchants ...more »

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techniques for best practice to produce 3d maps for blind travel

Need research and a guide that tells one how to use 3d printing to make tactile directions and maps for blind folks

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Social Media Alerts for People with Disabilities

Social Media has emerged on a very fast pace, with twittering as the number #1 method for social medial. Social media applications need to be made easier, more accessible, affordable, and available so that all persons with disabilities, including older Americans can readily access the applications and understand how to use them and how the process works.

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